Noel Gallagher, Kasabian sign up for special gigs

Teenage Cancer Trust shows confirmed

Noel Gallagher, Kasabian and The Who are among the acts confirmed for this year’s series of London shows aimed at raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust charity.

Oasis star Gallagher plays the first two nights (March 26/27), supported by The View and The Coral respectively. Kasabian play on March 29, while The Who, whose frontman Roger Daltrey organises the event, play on March 31.

All shows take place at the Royal Albert Hall.

There will also be a night of comedy hosted by Russell Brand and ‘The Mighty Boosh’ star Noel Fielding on March 28, with more names due to be announced over the coming weeks.

Announcing this year’s line-up, Daltrey said: “Over the years these shows have really made a massive difference to the money available to build TCT units in NHS hospitals. They also give our teenagers the moral support to help fight this terrible disease”.

The line-up for the 2007 shows so far is as follows:

Noel Gallagher and The View plus special guests (March 26)

Noel Gallagher and The Coral plus special guests (27)

An evening of comedy hosted by Russell Brand and Noel Fielding (The Goth Detectives) with special guests (28)

Kasabian (29)

Special guests (to be announced on February 12) (30)

The Who (31)

Tickets are on sale from Friday (February 2) at 9am. To check ticket availability after then, and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS.

For more info on the week of shows and the charity, go to teenagecancertrust.org.